(HealthDay) -- Zaltrap (ziv-afilbercept) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in combination with a FOLFIRI chemotherapy regimen for adults with advanced metastatic (spreading) colorectal cancer, the ...
Medications Aug 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With the cost of putting a single new drug on the pharmacy shelves topping a staggering $1 billion, scientists are reporting development of a way to determine if an already-approved drug might be used to treat ...
Medications Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A 69-year-old man became the first patient enrolled and treated in an ongoing study at Yale School of Medicine of BB3, a molecule that promises to preserve heart muscle, promote healing ...
Cardiology Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New treatments to lessen the severity of the more than 21,000 Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) cases that occur in Australia each year are on the horizon.
Neuroscience Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, working with Danish researchers, have developed a novel anticancer drug designed to travel -- undetected by normal cells -- through the bloodstream until activated by ...
Cancer Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (18) | 2 |
The blood supply maintained by the US Red Cross has fallen to "emergency levels" as donations have ebbed due in part to an early warm weather spell, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
Health Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A study commencing in the same week as World Blood Donor Day will determine whether blood can be safely collected more frequently than present practice.
Other Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A surgical technology called Firefly is shedding new light on kidney cancers and helping doctors at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital remove tumors more safely and more efficiently while sparing the rest ...
Surgery Jun 05, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Patients given a clot-busting drug within six hours of a stroke are more likely to make a better recovery than those who do not receive the treatment, new research has found.
Neuroscience May 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A new nonsurgical method for monitoring brain pressure might help improve treatment of head injury patients, according to a new study.
Medical research Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Coronary CT angiography (CCTA) -- a non-invasive way to look inside arteries that supply blood to the heart -- can quickly and reliably determine which patients complaining of chest pain at an emergency department can safely ...
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Aspirin works as well as Plavix in patients with blocked leg arteries, a new European study finds.
Cardiology Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- Deaths from liver-destroying hepatitis C are on the rise, and new data shows baby boomers especially should take heed - they are most at risk.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
Stem cell therapy moderately improves heart function after a heart attack, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. But the researchers behind the review say larger clinical trials are needed to ...
Medical research Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New technology increases the length of time that a human heart can remain viable for transplant after removal from a donor for transplantation.
Medical research Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |